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Jan 2, 2010 11:30pm EST
, washington d.c., and shanksville, pennsylvania. was it a high point or a low point for media coverage? i mean, it really was the story of the decade, wasn't it? >> well, at that point i was working at the new york times, which won i think seven pulitzers for the coverage we did, lead up to that horrific event. i think it was an amazing period for news, jon, i think that everybody finally caught up with the story of the formation of militants groups like al-qaeda, the names that we now take for granted that we're seeing all over the world, we began to understand that they were really up to, and it was a moment of incredible challenge for the media and i think they rose pretty well to it at the beginning. >> jon: i remember the feeling of unity that came out of those attacks and it lasted a while. >> yeah. >> jon: it seems to be gone now. >> it does indeed. i agree with everything that judy said. i think that it's important to remember that the media had ample opportunities to cover the story, to connect the dots before 9/11. i interviewed tom fenton, then just retired from cbs news who had w
FOX News
Jan 19, 2010 9:00pm EST
pulls it off in the next few hours everything changes in washington and massachusetts will already have changed. >> sean: by the way, we have about 60% of the vote in now. it is 53-46 brown over coakley. stu rothberg says losing kennedy's seat would be like a 1929 stock market crash for democrats. steny hoyer says the disaster in massachusetts would show how angry voters are at republicans. now joining us at brown's campaign headquarters we have former massachusetts governor mitt romney standing by. good to see you, thank you for being with us. >> hey sean, this is a big night we are pretty excited in this room. >> sean: you know massachusetts politics. certainly too early to tell but we are getting close. if we have 60% of the vote in and it is 53-46, it is certainly looking good for scott brown. certainly confirming the polls we've seen in the last number of days. your thoughts? >> i think scott is going to win tonight. i think you are right polls indicated he has overcome a 30 point deficit by sticking to the issues he has not run a negative campaign solid campaigner with a terrific
Jan 24, 2010 9:00am EST
washington. in the wake of scott brown's upset win, will president obama be forced to reshape his agenda? we will ask one of his closest advisors, white house press secretary robert gibbs in a "fox news sunday" exclusive. then republicans celebrate their victory in massachusetts, but have their eye on a bigger prize in november. we'll handicap g.o.p. chances to cut in the democratic majority with john cornyn, chairman of the republican senate campaign committee. and the obama administration takes aim at wall street again. we'll ask our sunday regulars if this new poplism is smart politics and good business. all right now on "fox news sunday". hello again from fox news in washington. joining us now, one of the president's top advisors, white house press secretary robert gibbs. robert, welcome back. >> thank you for having me, chris. >> chris: let's start with the effort to get ben bernanke a second term as chairman of the federal reserve. do you now have the 60 votes you need for confirmation? >> i think you saw the statement from judd greg the republican and chris dodd the democrat working t
FOX News
Jan 9, 2010 1:00am EST
of politics in washington. and the style he has brought has been far more of the backroom, if you will, bribery type of arrangement that we've seen in many, many years. >> greta: why? why has he made those promises about having it open and everybody have a seat at the table for instance? why since you don't think he has kept those promises didn't he or hasn't he? >> i can't guess to his motivation other than the fact has been unsuccessful in his first year. has not been able to accomplish virtually anything. as a result he's pinning all of his hopes on seeing something happen with health care what has occurred of course he's created a monster. this health care bill this being fashioned by the two houses doesn't make any sense and it ought to be jammed and they ought to start over again. but he's got to get some success so he's pushing so hard. he doesn't want people to see how ugly the process is and how bad this bill is. >> greta: in 2006 when were you governor in massachusetts they passed the health care that you signed. is there anything thank you learn from the massachusetts bill a
Jan 20, 2010 7:00am EST
page of the washington journal, they write that yesterday -- of the wall street journal, the right that it needn't be. the president remains more popular than his policies and voters want him to succeed. but they are sold out -- but they are also telling me needs to steer a more moderate less partisan course, return to the back into the and, t-shaped his political rise." clinton, maryland, robert, what do you say? caller: i do not think the republicans should take any solace in the fact that this gentleman won the election. this guy ran as an independent. this is an anti-incumbency vote against democrats and republicans for not getting anything done. the american people are tired of it. they want something done. what hurt the democrats mostly was the loss of the public option, because the public option was not in the health- care bill. it turned a lot of people against it. host: caller, what is your take now on the healthcare bill? we are seeing all sorts of varied possibilities. what would you like to see happen now? caller: they have to pass it, regardless of this. regardless of
FOX News
Jan 27, 2010 8:00pm EST
that be. >> come out against the washington establishment. come out for taxing the banks. for regulating banks. come out against wall street and the establishment in washington and new york. that's the mistakes he has made in the first year is that he came in with health care and it's the inside deal, the washington deal, the $100 million to nebraska, the louisiana purchase. all these deals that he had to cut to pass health care just made it look like he became part of washington. >> bill: that's interesting. so he has got to get back to change you can believe in and i'm a new guy and i'm not like them. >> absolutely. >> bill: in order to make that resonate with people who are watching, you have got to be very specific and you can't just be general. you have got to go in and you have got to say look, here is this, and i'm going to do that. you know, what do you make an example of. >> he is doing that with the freeze. you know, it may be a small part of the budget, but it's a signal to the american people that he is actually taking action immediately. >> bill: he has already done the free
Jan 27, 2010 4:00pm EST
journal" poll shows 70% think washington isn't doing enough to regulate wall street. no surprise. they have done nothing since the collapse to claw back money, tax future profits let alone close the loopholes that got us into the mess. meanwhile, an overwhelming 84% think lobbyist have too much influence on capitol hill and in the white house. think of the back room deal obama made with pharma. americans are saying loud and clear the government does not work for us anymore. but do not forget this is america. where anything is, indeed, possible. a country that once had slaves, where women couldn't vote and children worked 16--hour-days. all of that was changed by the people of this country and we can change the way our government is run today by simply invoking our freedoms. our freedom to vote. our freedom to speak. and our freedom to put our money wherever we so choose. barack obama didn't fill mile high stadium nor did he fill grant park on election night or the national mall on inauguration day. americans did. those voters elected barack obama on the promise of change. tonight
Jan 24, 2010 6:30pm EST
-killing policies coming out of washington, including this health bill. there is plenty of room for tax cuts on small businesses, incentives that will help them hire people again. i think we can find common ground there, if both sides can meet in the middle. host: senator john cornyn, application. >> "washington journal" continues. host: >> thank you for being part of our sunday roundtable. table. guest: the supreme court, a terrible week for obama and not such a bad week for republicans. guest: it was a terrible week for progress in the country. host: this book, coming back as a part of the team, what does this signal? guest: that they are very worried. there's a chance that republicans could retake one of the houses of congress, which would be astonishing, given the fact that the voters killed them in 2006, then did it again in 2008. the republican party at the end of the 2008 elections was completely obliterated. because of the missteps by the party, they are doing far, far better. it appears that they could gain a lot of seats. this is a huge a mission that there is a problem. guest: tha
Jan 3, 2010 4:00pm EST
from washington to talk about the new directives and the story developing out of yemen. the new directives in effect tomorrow. >> these are dramatic, brooke. starting tomorrow, tsa is mandating every person flying into the u.s. from or through a country that's a state sponsor of terrorism or other countries of interest will be required to go through a hand screening or secondary screening. that can include body scans, patdowns and other regulations. and this is sure to slow down the boarding process but it also comes after the u.s. government stepping up counterterrorism efforts in yemen which is emerging as a more serious front in the war on terror. on the southern tip of the arabian peninsula where the red sea meets the indian ocean is yemen. that's where a strike just last month killed three al qaeda members suspected of targeting the u.s. embassy for attack. cnn has learned a fourth was captured with his suicide vest on. according to his senior u.s. military official. now the u.s. and british embassies have been closed because of continued threats in the area. >> there are i
FOX News
Jan 7, 2010 10:00pm EST
? that's hollywood. we're talking washington tonight. his romance comes with a calculator. you have to wait to find out who it is. >> greta: 40 against 1 in the united states senate all 40 republican senators just fired off a letter senator harry reid pressing him to put health care negotiations on c-span. speaker of house nancy pelosi got a letter of her own. republican members of the house rules committee signed a litter to the speaker pressing her to put negotiations on c-span. some republicans in the house have been fighting for months for more transparency one is congressman leader in the gop transparency. how are we doing on this effort to get transparency in the house? >> we've got the people with us, we don't have the speaker with us. that's the problem. she controls the cameras. the sad thing you have the president of the united states campaigning time and time again in town hall meetings in indian ohio the debate that went on with google across the country saying this health care negotiationses will be different if i'm president we'll put it on c-span it will be out north
FOX News
Jan 8, 2010 1:00am EST
think pitt or clooney? that's hollywood. we're talking washington tonight. his romance comes with a calculator. you have to wait to find out who it is. i keep track of my entire business on this spreadsheet... and all of these. paid invoices go right here. bang! - that hasn't been paid yet. - what? - huh-uh. - all my business information is just a phone call away-- to my wife... who's not answering. announcer: there's a better way to run your business. intuit quickbooks online organizes your business in one place. it easily creates invoices and helps you stay on top of your business anytime, anywhere. this is way better. get a 30-day free trial at >> greta: 40 against 1 in the united states senate all 40 republican senators just fired off a letter senator harry reid pressing him to put health care negotiations on c-span. speaker of house nancy pelosi got a letter of her own. republican members of the house rules committee signed a litter to the speaker pressing her to put negotiations on c-span. some republicans in the house have been fighting for months for more
Jan 24, 2010 7:00am EST
about guantanamo detention. we will also take your e-mails and phone calls. "washington journal" is next. ♪ host: good morning, new developments overnight. the christmas day bombing attempt in detroit, osama bin laden issued a new audio message planning a al qaeda responsibility for that. the white house said this morning that they are confident about the confirmation of ben bernanke for his second term. the newly appointed political adviser to the national committee -- democratic committee has an article today about the road ahead. "the year of big obama is over." the goal of cutting the deficit in the bipartisan budget committee proceeds the state of the union address. it is in that venue that we would like to open the phones this morning. how would you describe the state of the union in the year ahead? if you are optimistic, to 0 2/7 -- 202-737-0001. if you are pessimistic, 202- 737-0002. "the president is reconstituting the themes that helped him to win the white house to help and to counter the republicans in the midterm election after political setbacks. from the jump pa
Jan 30, 2010 2:00pm EST
for washington state. and on the wing in the defensive zone. >> miles: coach bone talked about when they were practicing this zone defense yesterday, they want to recognize who the shooters are. they want to make gaddy a jump shooter. he's only shooting 2-17 from the three point line. they want to extend out to isaiah thomas if he catches out behind the line. >> steve: right now it seems like washington state is matching washington with their defensive intensity. and clay thompson coming in, we told you missed the bus yesterday just by a few minutes. they held it up to him, but because he did not get to the bus in time, did not start, he comes in and two minutes into the game with a 3-0 lead. >> miles: when you're used to starting, we'll see how that can affect your psyche. and great back to back back cut down the floor for the could you arrests. that's how you beat overplay on defense. >> steve: early in this game reggie moore not playing like a freshman. >> steve: here's breshers. he's alone in the middle and drops it home. >> miles: did g. strong move over casto, the leading shot blocker.
Jan 21, 2010 7:00am EST
questions about the congressional budget agenda. from the nation's capital, this is "washington journal." host: good morning. we will get to your calls in just a minute. we are interested to hear from you now that you had 24 hours to absorbent the massachusetts election. talking to your friends, reading some of the blogs and newspaper analysis. we would very much like to hear your analysis for what it means for the parties of the big policy initiatives. we will get to your calls in a minute. emily pierce is our first guest, joining us by phone. front-page story on a "roll call." the question is the biggest policy issue, health care. after a day of observing it, what our leaders saying? guest: in the immediate aftermath they are saying we need to take a deep breath and think about what we need to do. at the same time, they are exploring this option of the house perhaps taking up the senate bill and just send it to the president. in order to do that, you would need an agreement by the senate to pass a separate bill through budget reconciliation rules, the need for 60 votes, that w
Jan 25, 2010 7:00am EST
on the future of the hybrid and electric car industry. "washington journal" is next. . . . the president's efforts to give the economy on track. that is this morning from "the washington post." the report breaking this morning about a plane crashed in the route, "the new york times" online have the story about the airplane crashing near beirut in stormy weather. officials said that 82 passengers and eight crew members were on board. we will update the information as we get it. ruth, democratic line. caller: i am not quite sure if we ever did what we were promising. to try and help people who were in trouble with their mortgages. i think that we took the wrong approach to begin with. so many people that were out of their homes. the fact ripples through the economy. -- the of fact ripples through the economy. let's help -- bethe effedctct te riffles through the economy. if the loan was renegotiated to what it was really worth, they can afford it, but the communication that happening. host: or you hit by the mortgage crisis at all? caller: i was not, i have a system set up with my children.
Jan 27, 2010 5:00pm EST
if it is the president or washington, d.c. and barack obama was not enough to deal with an otherwise broken system. joining us stephen boukadis and greg west. i've only got a second. greg, if there is one thing we can answer your question, my question is where is the beef? if the president was going to show you where the beef is how would he show you the beef? >> he would show me, i work with small and mid size businesses. they need clarity on what is happening with taxes, with health care and they need access to capital. if he could answer the question of so what after his speech that would be a fantastic speech for me. >> and stephen same question. where is the beef? >> sure. well, i would say the beef is sticking to his independence, staying away from the two-party political system. he engaged in partyism. he was independent and we would like to keep him independent and have him attend to our needs. >> gentlemen, enjoy the speech. we know he can give a heck of a speak. we are wondering if he can change washington, d.c. or update this country. i appreciate your time. that does it for us. i'm dyl
Jan 27, 2010 10:00am EST
was first elected to congress, our family moved to washington and we joined adas israel congregation in washington, d.c. it is the largest conservative synagogue in our nation's capital and one of the oldest. it also has the reputation for outreach to young families in washington, d.c.. we have been members for more than 30 years. rabbi steinlauf cave to adas israel in 2008 to serve as the senior rabbi. he made his mark as a charismatic, dynamic spiritual leader. it's a great pleasure to get to know him and his family. originally from jericho, new york, rabbi steinlauf was ordained in 1998 at the jewish theological seminary in new york. he graduated from princeton in 1991 with honors and also studied in jerusalem and the university of judaism now known as the american jewish university which is located in my district in los angeles. rabbi steinlauf is joined by his wife and his children, his parents, some of his extended family and a proud delegation of adas israel. thank you, rabbi steinlauf, for your inspirational words. the speaker: the chair will entertain up to 15 additional one
Jan 24, 2010 7:00am EST
of washington, d.c. the train was headed to florida when the engine's front wheels lost contact with the rails. investigators are checking whether the material below the tracks was too high. some passengers got bumps and bruises but luckily there were no serious injuries. >>> president obama has changed his mind, it looks like, about establishing a special fiscal commission. in a statement the president says he now supports establishing a bipartisan panel that could propose sweeping tax increases and spending cuts. the commission's goal would be to try and cut the soaring federal debt. in a statement yesterday the president said this. "the only way to solve our long-term fiscal challenges is to solve it together, democrats and republicans." >>> witnesses say they saw a ball of fire in the sky before a small plane crashed into a home in sugar grove, illinois. that's about 35 miles west of chicago. the two men on the plane were killed. other witnesses said it sounded like the plane was having engine problems yesterday before it went down. the ntsb said it was broken into several pieces. the men
Jan 21, 2010 3:05am EST
-camera? they refused to talk. small smiles remains open for business. pierre thomas, abc news, washington. >> here's a health warning for so many of us. researchers now say that people who spend most of their day sitting are more likely to be fat, have a heart attack, or die early. even if they exercise regularly. that's because after four hours of sitting the body changes the way it regulates sugar and fat. >>> and now here's a look at your thursday forecast. california and arizona get slammed with the most powerful storm of the week. more heavy rain, flooding, gusty winds and mountain snow. thunderstorms from mississippi to the carolinas. freezing rain from chicago to virginia. >> 30s in baltimore, boston, and much of the midwest. 40s across the rockies. and 50s for seattle, portland, and sacramento. >>> what were we wearing yesterday? did we have on black and white this. >> i don't thinkdy. >> apparently we didn't know. if you didn't wear black and white yesterday you probably didn't know it was national penguin awareness day. >> i did not get the memo. to mark the event a zoo in new jersey wel
FOX News
Jan 20, 2010 9:00pm EST
the health care bill. it is about the lack of civility in washington. >> very people who put together the winning coalition for barack obama are fleeing in droves. >> if brown wins tomorrow, the bill as we see it is dead that would be catastrophic for the democrats. >> a lot of these measures are gonna rest on one vote in the united states senate. >> what is the next move if you only have 59 senators? >> health care mind be dead. >> sean: voters are choosing who will fill the seat left vacant by the late ted kennedy. >> it's the pooh people's seat. >> -- >> things will wrap up at 8:00 tonight. the polls in massachusetts are closed and the republicans returns are pouring in. scott brown the republican will win the massachusetts special election. >> i just off the phone with scott brown. i've offered him my congratulations. >> this does change everything. >> this in many ways a national referendum. >> an election that will shock the political world and have reverberations all around washington. >> time to end business as usual. >> what happened here in mass mats can happen all over amer
FOX News
Jan 22, 2010 6:00pm EST
by. fed chairman ben bernanke. but much of washington is bailing on the country's top banker. a senate vote is coming down to the wire to determine whether he keeps his job. president obama hits the campaign trail. trying to sell a new jobs initiative and limit his mounting political losses. a prominent democrat puts another nail in the coffin of healthcare reform legislation suggesting a time-out. a year after the president promised to shut it down by today, why is the guantanamo prison still open? all that, plus the fax all-stars and the friday lightning round, right here, right now. ♪ ♪ welcome to washington. i'm bret baier. while president obama talked jobs in ohio, one job in particular is apparently very much in question tonight. the one held by federal reserve chairman ben bernanke. the ticking clock may be winding down on bernanke's days at the helm and there is a very fluid situation right now in congress. fox business network correspondent peter barnes has a developing story that, peter, really could affect the markets. >> and our pocketbooks, bret. we have been
Jan 23, 2010 7:00am EST
for the day, washington 46. 41 in denver. 60 in l.a. 77 in tampa and miami. i'm reynolds look fwolf for hln. >>> we live our lives online, buying plane tickets, paying bills. why not fitness? we asked them to look at the coolest new online fitness tools. check outfitness orbit, real life fitness trainer online. >> i like the fact you can pick the activity level you're in. whether you have a desk job, a frequent traveler. >> reporter: your trainer can adjust your fitness goals on a daily basis. if nutrition is more your focus, check out an online meal plan you. >> the option of choosing from fast food, home cooked meals and each meal type opg, that's an emphasis on healthy choices. >> reporter: it comes complete with recipes, shopping list and cost per meal calculator. if all you feed is a little inspiration, a free healthy tips e-mail called healthy mondays may be your one-stop shop. >> i think healthy mondays is a great program used in conjunction with ornishtives. >> reporter: healthy monday is a free tool but the other two come with membership fees. >>> a woman who survived the devastati
FOX News
Jan 23, 2010 6:00pm EST
bernanke facing a tough reconfirmation from congress next week. we'll get a live report from washington. >> and the southwest is digging out from record amounts of snow. yep, that's right, snow and rain. we'll get the latest forecast to see if there is more wet weather coming their way. >> also, amazing rescue of man's best friend in los angeles. we'll talk to the brave man responsible for saving that big guy. >> # first we go straight to haiti, 11 days after the 7.0 earthquake devastated so much of that country, rescuers pulling yet another survivor from the rubble. a young man said to be in his early 20s was found collapsed in -- in a collapsed hotel. believe it or not, he was in good condition. the haitian government had declared an end to the search for survivors. heavy equipment moving in for the massive cleanup ahead. among those helping, american boxer. a famous celebrity on the island nation and eight family members, including his aunts, uncles and cousins were killed in the quake and rick leventhal is live at the port-au-prince airport hospital. rick, first about that rescue, t
Jan 23, 2010 2:00pm EST
rock or washington. we're challenging the reputation of problem. -- we are challenging a reputational problem. we took on conan o'brien. it is such an easy joke for late-night television hosts to make. they look for a city to use as a punch line and they use newark. i love when they have big shows where people are coming to newark the overwhelming majority of people come are coming from outside the state of new jersey. i love going down to the bars and restaurants newark -- in newark and talking to them. they say they cannot believe this is newark, new jersey. i want to let people know the greatness of our cities of that we continue to attract residents. . . we really have jumped into social media as opportunity with facebook and other things to show people the inspiring stories, as i have told you in this speech, but also urban america and we need to change the image of cities in america to let people know the truth of who we are. that is what we are born to continue to try to do. -- what we are going to to continue to try to do. >> my name is carolyn and i am from albany, new york.
Jan 23, 2010 1:00pm EST
>>> welcome to washington post live weekend. ahead. we'll look back at the raider's tough loss to the colts. where they are going next. and a look at the local teams. and cathy griffin gives us a take on tiger woods. you don't want to miss that. >>> there was an exit out of the playoffs. we weighed in on what the ravens need to do to make it back to the big game in the top headline. >>> the win in new orleans, a lot of optimism then they went to played out the way i expected. they were not blown out. and could not produce the better team won. how do you wrap up the season if you look at it big-picture wise. >> theynded up where you thought -- they ended up where you thought they would be. they are fighting to get into a streak and roll but they got to the playoffs, won a road game, beat by the accounts the best team in the look long term this is a solid franchise, this he are in a transition as the offense is growing t is a young group. they need help with the wide receiver position they know that. over on defense i think that any help with the corner position if they all year.
Jan 21, 2010 4:30am EST
>>> making news in america this morning -- >> senator-elect. mr. brown goes to washington. as both parties look for lessons from his stunning victory. >>> then, stay the course. the president says he got the message delivered by voters in massachusetts. but it won't change his agenda. it's an abc news exclusive. >>> and no relief. more punishing weather pounds california. and this morning could bring the worst yet. >> it's thursday, january 21st, 2010. >>> good morning. i'm eric horng. jeremy hubbard is on assignment. >> and i'm vinita nair. the new senator from massachusetts begins making his rounds on capitol hill today. >> both sides of the aisle are trying to figure out what scott brown's stunning victory means for them. viviana hurtado has the latest from washington. >> reporter: good morning. one of the big questions being asked today after the brown win, which party can gain momentum for the races scheduled later this year? and for the legislative agenda? the winds of political change that swept scott brown to victory in massachusetts, are already shaking up the washington a
Jan 6, 2010 6:00am EST
saying he won't run in the fall either. dana bash joins us from washington. what led to senator dodd's decision not to seek re-election? >> reporter: a very, very tough re-election battle ahead, that's really the bottom line on this, john. as you know, senator chris dodd has made the united states senate his life. he's been in the senate for three decades, but he has had a series of very, very tough political battles. in connecticut, starting with the fact that he moved to iowa to run for president with his wife and his two small children, that's when connecticut voters started to turn on him, then the fact that he is the senate banking chairman and obviously wall street went south. there's been a lot of attention paid to the fact that he has close ties with the banking community. so all of those things, combined with the fact that it is just not a good potential year for democrats, made senator dodd decide finally to retire and not run again. >> so what does this mean for democrats in terms of their chances in the 2010 election? do they have a good solid candidate who could replace
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Jan 2, 2010 12:00pm EST
with the latest from washington. >> hi, shannon, the connection to the al-qaeda presence in yemen. president obama says the u.s. is at war against a far reaching network of violence and hatred and will do whatever it takes to defeat them. the president vacationing in hawaii an initial plot to bomb the amsterdam to u.s. flight christmas day has more details about the suspect. >> we know that he traveled to yemen, a country grappling with poverty and to join afail yacht of al-qaeda, trained him, equipped him with explosives and directed him to attack that plane headed for america. >> the president said he expects his counterterrorism and homeland security advisors to present final results of their inquiry as well as recommendations about how to proceed in the days to come. in the republican weekly radio and internet response today, the top g.o.p. senator, mitch mcconnell says the new year brings renewed hope and optimism. with two on going wars, recession and unemployment 10%, obama says it's difficult days for our nation, but went on to say these challenges do not define us as a people and difficul
Jan 28, 2010 5:00pm EST
of the union message to florida today. but back here in washington, one particular moment during his speech that has a lot of people all fired up right now. call it, if you will, president obama versus samuel alito. it happened when the president criticized the supreme court's recent ruling of campaign finance reform. listen to the president and watch justice alito. in the audience, shaking his head. >> with all due deference to separation of powers, last week the supreme court reversed a century of law that i believe will open the flood gates for special interests. including foreign corporations, to spend without limit in our election. >> take a look at samuel alito. he seems to be saying -- if you can read his lips, not true, not true. when supreme court justices attend the state of the union address, they usually try not to react to political statements made by the president. let's bring in our senior legal analyst, jefrry toobin. author of "the nine." what's the answer here, jeff? a, should the president have said what he said with justices of the supreme court present? b, should justic
Jan 27, 2010 4:30am EST
rating has dropped dramatically. tara is in washington with details. good morning. >> good morning. the president is expected to explain and defend his agenda tonight but it could be a tough sell. president obama will use tonight's state of the union to hit the reset button on his agenda focusing on jobs, jobs and more jobs. >> this is not about him. this is about what we have to do going forward for the american people. >> reporter: faced with double digit unemployment and falling approval rating, the president will call on congress to move on a slew of tax cuts for small businesses and propose a major increase in education spending and a series of measures to aid the middle class. >> things like tuition grant for school, expanded child care tax credit, help for people caring for elderly parents. >> reporter: the president will also announce steps to cut back. he'll propose a freeze on most domestic spending for the next three years. congressional approval may be tricky. some liberals say spending is what's needed right now. republicans like the idea of cutting back but some say i
Jan 20, 2010 12:00pm EST
could redeem this if we reset in washington and on wall street. >> i want to be presumptions and add one more st.. pennsylvania avenue. wall street, your street, and pennsylvania avenue. i was at your conference in washington were you were talking about ending poverty. you dedicate the majority of your life to eradicating poverty. it can be done. you have a plan. others have laid out plans about how we end poverty. this president has not gotten serious about ending poverty. this wall street stock -- he did that. he said the other day, they get it now. jobs, jobs, jobs, but how do we rediscover our values when the people in washington have not -- i do not want to say figure it out. it is more about making a priority to end poverty. it can be done. >> i have known him for 10 years, and when he was elected, he said, to accomplish anything important, i will need the wind of movement at my back. i said, probably one at your front. fdr needed the labor movement, so it has not yet become a social movement. i was on pennsylvania avenue before christmas with some first-time home buyers. they save
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Jan 17, 2010 2:00pm EST
chief administration for for the u.s. aid. and the latest from steve harrigan in washington democrats work on a final health care reform bill with a vote looming what does the gop did next? we'll ask mitch mcconnell. our sunday panel handicaps that special massachusetts election. will a ran capture a safe democratic seat tuesday? all that right now on fox news sunday. hello again from fox news in washington. we'll hear from the former presidents and our other guests in a moment. first, the latest from haiti. authorities say at least 50,000 have been killed and there are fears that total could more than double. relief agencies estimate 1/3 of the country some three million people are in need of help. officials stay there is no electricity and the water system has collapsed. for more we turn to folks news correspondent steve harrigan in port-au-prince, good morning steve. >> reporter: good morning brit. each day small steps forward on the ground here. two radio stations now operating. also the international red cross on the ground in mobile units treating people some feeding points open
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Jan 19, 2010 12:00am EST
care bill. it is about the lack of civility in washington. the fact there's no conversation. a lot being done behind closed doors and it is inappropriate. we can do better. >> scott brown has been campaigning incredibly hard. the intensity behind him just makes what is going on in the coakley campaign seem to pale by comparison. she has been criticized by democrats for letting this become a personality contest even one that barney frank said she's been losing lately. seemingly detached from things that voters care about not just policy, also personality stuff. like sports she got into a spat with curt schilling red sox former pitching ace. even the president we he was here yesterday had to present an odd paradox. his aides were saying that coakley was probably going to lose. i asked her about those two things earlier. president obama was here yesterday and white house aides have signaled some pessimism about your chances to win. this morning curt schilling said you were out of touch. what did you say? >> i think voters will died i'm not concerned about what curt schilling says. >>
Jan 27, 2010 6:00am EST
have been ordered to shut down too. allan chernoff is in washington this morning. a drastic move by toyota, 57% of the autos it makes, it's really an extraordinary number. >> reporter: absolutely, it is exceptional, john. these are vehicles that the company recalled six days ago, recalling, well, that's a pretty common step. but to take them off the market? absolutely exceptional. toyota is putting a not for sale sign on some of the most popular vehicles in america. eight models are affected, all were recalled just six days ago because the accelerator can get stuck in a partly depressed position, or it may return too slowly to an idle position. >> it's so unusual, it's not just a recall, which is expensive, they're actually going to stop selling some of their most popular models. >> reporter: the rav 46789, corolla, matrix, highlander, tundra and is a coy ya. in a statement, toyota said helping ensure the confidence in toyota are very important to our company, this action is necessary until a remedy is finalized. all of the vehicles are made in north america. plants in indiana, t
Jan 30, 2010 5:00pm EST
with revelations about a man who could had been your president, and washington insiders say could had put the democratic party in political jeopardy. this week, john edwards former democratic presidential contender admitting to fathering a child out of wedlock after lying to everyone, the american public, about it. the lure details are released today in a book called "the politician." it is authored by edwards' longtime confident andrew young. had surplanted to young to claim that he was the baby's father. >> there wasn't a lot of time sit back and to contemplate, hey is this logical? was it logical, no. was it stupid, yes. did we do the right thing morally, no. absolutely not. >> let's bring in our cnn's mark pressor. he's our editor here. he said that young was motivated by money but this is certainly explosive and imagine if edwards had been appointed to office or elected to office now it would be a huge fallout. >> it would be a huge fallout. you know something, young acknowledges that in fact he is motivated by the money. he said that in the book. he says that john edwards was going
Jan 3, 2010 7:00am EST
. you have to agree. the "wall street journal". you read from occasionally and the washington times, i know but today there's no "wall street journal". host: and no washington times. caller: please don't interrupt me. host: patty, hold on. we read from other newspapers. caller: the other thing i want to say is, when your hosts are reading from the papers they transpose and insert their own words in lieu of others. for instance you were reading from a paper and inserting the work government and sometimes they actually screw up the whole meaning of the article. also, i wish you guys would have like national review, just to make it a little more fair of some conservative liberal print. the other thing, yesterday there were so many democrats calling on the republican line you could go through half an hour of call in psalms and never once listen to a republican. i don't know how you do that, but it's really getting ridiculous. it's incredible. host: did you want to respond to yemen and new front of terrorism. caller: i do think you could work on when they read from the newspaper they
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Jan 4, 2010 7:00pm EST
to a report from the middle east media research institute based in washington, d.c., jordanian newspaper reports are quoting government sources there, saying that this man was not a jordanian and did not work with jordanian intelligence. so clearly there is more to learn on all this. >> jonathan hunt on the new developments as we know them regarding this jordanian. jonathan is taking your questions in a live chat ed addition, fox you can see it circled on your screen. you can put in the questions and he'll give you answers. right now at fox new details with a suspect in the thanksgiving family massacre here in the u.s. one of the victims, this little girl, her father patrolling his home with a shotgun until at least the killer was captured. tonight he's put down that gun. but the family's trauma is far from over. the father's story and brand-new information in his own words next. we know it's supposed to be cold in january. but for many of you, it's bordering on ridiculous, not to mention dangerous. details on the deep freeze in the east coast and how long i
Jan 26, 2010 4:00pm EST
and defense from that, but the deep freeze proposal getting a luke-warm reception in washington, d.c., where there are two schools of thought coming out of capitol hill. one, we shouldn't be cutting spending during a recession. another, this freeze would only save $447 billion in the future. and that's a drop in the bucket at the end of the day. meanwhile, we here are asking, it's as if they're saying we're not going to add a sun room to a house that has termites. is anything actually going to address the termites. i don't know. joining us now, senate budget committee chairman democrat from north carolina. his plan was voted down today in the senate. senator, what does the president have to do to bring people to a positive and constructive destination? >> first of all, north dakota. not north carolina. >> i apologize. my apologies. i'm sure i've offended lots of people now. >> no, that's fine. look, i think the important thing is that we've got 53 votes today for a deficit reduction commission, strong bipartisan vote. a majority of the senate. that shows enormous progress from where we were.
Jan 27, 2010 11:00am EST
one complaint about washington, and people would say, they don't get anything done. so here you have a new president, a fresh face, optimism, and the air has been let out of the room. how do you get that back? >> well, remember, he was flying high when he got inaugurated and you look at what he has gotten done. again, the economy is stabilized. you look at the fact that money has been invested. tax cuts for 95% of the people in this country during a very difficult time, unemployment extended. there were a number of economic things that got done. but i think it was overwhelmed by the debates and some of the divisive rhetoric and misnfx out there. this is his moment to get it back on track. he's not going to solve every problem in the state of the union but it is a new beginning to bring people together as we move forward. >> a reset moment perhaps for this administration. thank you very much, senator amy klobuchar, always good to have you on. >> good to be on. >>> for more, i'm joined by msnbc contributor and "washington post" editorial writer jonathan capehart and karen finney, forme
Jan 19, 2010 11:00pm EST
in the best interests of our state and the country to go to washington to address these issues. i hope that as a nation and, we can do better in the future -- and as a commonwealth that we can do better in the future. i will continue to fight in address them here but everyone in massachusetts who cares about these issues. for me and for you, it the campaign comes to an end. there is plenty of work to do here is massachusetts. we will always remember our trip they senator ted kennedy and his words, "the work begins anew. the hope rises again. the dream lives on." thank you. thank you. [chanting "martha"] ♪ ♪ tonight is going to be a good night ♪ in [applause] thank you so much. what a great day. thank you very much. [cheering] [chanting "go scott, go"] >> thank you so much what a great reception. i bet they can hear this sharing of the way in washington, d.c. -- charing all the way in washington, d.c. >> [cheering] >> thank you. thank you. yes, i did this morning. thank you. i hope they are playing close attention. tonight the independent voice in massachusetts has spoken. from sp
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